Again To Public Faculties | Outlook India Journal
The Amarinder Singh authorities’s deal with faculties is displaying outcomes
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College students in Punjab are returning to state-run faculties, even through the pandemic, highlighting the Amarinder Singh authorities’s efforts to revolutionise the schooling sector as soon as dominated by the personal sector. Official information present a 15 per cent improve in enrolment in authorities faculties over the past educational session—mentioned to be the one state with such excessive numbers—from the earlier yr. This yr too, enrolment in state-run faculties has recorded an 11 per cent improve regardless of the second wave of the Covid pandemic.
Officers say that through the present educational session practically 1.9 lakh college students transferred from personal faculties to authorities faculties. Within the earlier session, the variety of college students who opted for presidency faculties was simply over 1.6 lakh.
Specialists and officers attribute the development to a modified public notion about government-run faculties due the schooling sector reforms undertaken by the Congress authorities within the state. “There is a big change in these (government) schools. The difference can be felt,”…